Ever since cars first hit the road drivers have been terrible at parking, so it makes sense that we’re finally leveraging all the advancements we’ve made in robotics to do that for us – like this set of automatic car-ferrying decks. Read more >
A lollipop man from Luton has been suspended for doing his job a bit too well, after he was reported for stopping a fire engine that was on a 999 call, so that his kids could cross the road in front of it.
Knowing exactly how to safely evacuate a plane could one day save your life, so researchers created a terrifying Oculus Rift emergency-landing simulation that looks far more effective than a safety pamphlet ever could be. See more >
Full-face helmets are usually bulky and unsuited to mountain bikers, despite the growing need for better protection among these cyclists. Enter this new Kali Protectives Shiva, the smallest and lightest helmet of its kind ever made. Read more >
Designers working with Volvo have suggested spraypainting cyclists to make them more visible. (It's OK, it's an invisible paint that only shows up under artificial light, so no one's going to get their £140 Muxu cycling trousers ruined.)
This photo of an emergency management technician in his hazmat suit gives me goosebumps. It looks like he's the last survivor of a derelict spaceship, preparing for the last clash with the hostile alien life form that killed all his crewmates. Read more >
You might have heard of SawStop, the tech that stops power tools from cutting you to pieces, but Bosch has gone one better: instead of destroying the tool when the safety mechanism engages, the REAXX table-saw keeps blade, machine and your fingers in one piece. Read more >